In case you don’t have four days to spend watching and listening to 15 hours of Wagner, you can watch this and get the gist of the story. You won’t, however, get the power of the music. Dan and I have been to two cycles in person now (and watched some on videos) and I’m already dreaming of the third.


  1. There’s a much briefer summary, The Ring in Two Sentences:

    “The Rhinemaidens lose their gold. Fifteen hours later, they get it back.”